Businesses, VA center honored for support of military

A Grand Junction television station and damage restoration service as well as the Veterans Affairs Medical Center all have been recognized for their support of military service members and their families.

News Channel 5 and Nexstar Broadcasting Group received the Department of Defense Seven Seals Award presented by Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve. The station was recognized for its efforts that support military service members and those that inform the community.

Delta Disaster Services received the Patriotic Employee Award for its support of employees in the military.

The VA Medical Center received a statement of support and the Patriotic Employer Award. More than 30 percent of the staff at the center either currently serve in the military or have served. Employees in the National Guard and Reserve have been deployed around the world.

An agency of the Department of Defense, ESGR recognizes employers that support employee participation in the military, including the National Guard. For more information, call 640-7971 or send an e-mail to